West Bengal: Financial Assistance For Development Of Innovative Technology In Fish Farming
To provide need based financial assistance for increasing fish production/productivity and brood stock development, culture of new species, production of low cost feed with high nutritive value, promotion of New Farming Practices (cage/pen culture etc.) and Development of diagnostic 83 kits (including biotechnological kits), West Bengal Govt. is providing financial assistance under NFDB.
- Farmers, Fisheries Federations/Corporations and entrepreneurs are eligible to avail the assistance from NFDB.
- Beneficiary should have to submit a comprehensive proposal highlighting the innovative technology involved, economic viability, technical feasibility etc.
- Assistance @40% of the project cost (capital and one time inputs cost) as one time back ended subsidy for culture of new species, for low cost feeds with high nutritive value, for new farming practices respectively will be provided.
- 40% soft loan @ 5% interest rate for development of diagnostic kits will also be provided.
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